Shopping Areas in Bangkok
Bangkok's China Town is an old business center covering a large area around Yaowarat Road and Charoen Krung Road (New Road). There are many small streets
and alleys full of shops selling all types of goods. The area is always lively and market stalls abound. It has been the main centre for trading by the Chinese since they
were moved from their old site some 200 years ago to make wake for the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha complex.
Bus No. 14, 25, 40, 53, 73
Air-conditioned Bus No. 1, 7, 25
Pratu Nam located on Ratchaprarop Road, is one of the most famous and the biggest wholesale and retail markets for ready-made clothes, dresses, jewelry etc.
Bus No. 11, 23, 60, 62, 66, 72, 93, 99, 140
Air-conditioned Bus No. 12, 15, 38, 140
Bo Bae Market
Bo Bae located on Krung Kasem Road, is one of the most famous and the biggest wholesale and retail markets for ready-made clothes, dresses, jewelry etc.
Bus No. 39, 53, 59
Air-conditioned Bus No. 12
Sum Peng located on Sum Peng Alley, is one of the most famous and the biggest wholesale and retail markets for ready-made clothes,
clothes, cloth, jewelry, souvenirs, gifs etc.
Bus No. 4, 5, 7, 7¡, 8, 37, 40, 56, 73
Air-conditioned Bus No. 7
A shopping area once frequented solely by local people, has become a popular place for tourists. This area offers various inexpensive items especially
ready made clothes, handbags, mens and ladys shoes, cosmetics and curios. Bargaining is recommended. The area called Kao Sarn Road is most well-know
among foreigners as the cheapest room-rates guest houses in town.
Bus No. 3, 53, 56
Air-conditioned Bus No. 3, 6
Lang Krasuang and Woeng Nakhon Kasem
For moderately priced, second-hand good, no other is better than the two markets in Bangkok. The first is Lang Krasuang, which is on Atsadang Road.
The other is Woeng Nakhon Kasem, located around some of the smaller alleys off New Road near China Town. Visitors will get a better
bargain if they take along a Thaifriend to haggle over prices. Both markets have goods from pawn shows : musical instruments, electrical goods, uniforms, camping equipment.
Bus No. 1, 2, 47, 60
Air-conditioned Bus No. 12
Dimond - Eyed Siamese Cat Park
This first Dimond - Eyed (two-coloured eyes) Siamese Cat Park of the world is found in Thailand not far from Banhkok on Pinklao-Nakhonchaisri
Road between Buddhamonthon Lane 3 and 4. You can closely touch more than 100 genuine Siamese Cats of original race from the old days. round the area of 36 rais.
Thai-styled houses aged of centuries from http://www.encyclopediathai.org/TaiRace/ayuthis1.htm" target="windows">Ayutthaya Period were reconstructed with various shady kinds of trees
surrounding. It opens everyday from 10.00 am.- 6.00 pm. Admission fee : Adults 50 Baht, Children & Students 20 Baht. (Tel : 441-1619)
Bus No. 124, 125
Air-conditioned Bus No. 16